master timeline -- please enter all info from 'your' country onto your respective layer.
A rebellion that was the result of the fact that the British had gained about two-thirds of Indian land and that the spread of imperialism that affected all aspects of life in India. It was led by sepoys, of Indian soldiers in the service of European power.
By the year 1900, India has 25,000 miles miles of railroad track in total.
The British Crown officially takes of Indian government.
In this span of 51 years, thousands of indentured servants emigrated to work sugar plantations.
Queen Victoria (head of the Church of England) is proclaimed the Empress of India.
Indian National Congress founded by a group of middle class intellectuals.
Swami Vivekanand represents Chicago's Parliament of the World's Religions, enlightening Western opinion of Hindu philosophy and culture.
Mahatma Gandhi drafts the first petition protesting the indentured servitude system. About six months later, the British announce the halt of indentured emigration from India.
Muslim League political party is formed in India.
The Imperial Capital shifts from Delhi to Calcutta.
-Introduced a national parliament with two houses for India. Only the very wealthiest were able to vote.